Performance Contracting Pledges Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace, Joins Unprecedented CEO-Driven Movement
LENEXA, Kan. (June 25, 2019) – Diverse, inclusive, and welcoming workplaces foster innovation, growth, and a greater sense of community. Performance Contracting Group, Inc. (PCG) President & CEO Bill Massey affirmed the company’s commitment to this people-first approach by joining the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
By signing and committing to the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ pledge, PCG will continue to take action to create a company culture where diverse experiences, perspectives, and ideas are welcomed and respected, and where inclusivity is embraced at all levels of the organization.
“I am thrilled to add my signature alongside more than 650 other business leaders committed to eliminating unconscious bias and driving more inclusive behaviors in our workspace,” Massey said. “Fostering a culture of inclusivity and building strong, diverse teams is mission critical for the PCG family. Aligning with the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion is a monumental step forward in bringing the business world together in unison for the betterment of our greatest asset – our people.”
The CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ pledge has garnered support from more than 700 CEOs and Presidents from over 85 industries, resulting in more than 600 concrete actions shared through the program’s hub, CEOAction.com.
PCG’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is highlighted by unwavering support from the organization’s Leadership Group and Board of Directors. The Company recently acted on this commitment by naming Cecily Bee as its new Diversity & Inclusion Manager. In this newly created role, Bee will lead internal diversity and inclusion efforts as well as develop strategic partnerships with external organizations, leading the way for inclusive practices.
“This commitment is just that – a commitment to the betterment of the business world,” said Robyn Kavanagh, PCG’s Director of Human Resources. “It starts with us; from the executive level to the newcomers to the PCG family. Bill’s signature and our D&I program expansion are profound statements of owning our part in raising the conversation of diversity and inclusion to the highest level – where it belongs.”
The CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ is led by a steering committee of CEOs and leaders from Accenture, BCG, Deloitte US, The Executive Leadership Council, EY, General Atlantic, KPMG, New York Life, Procter & Gamble, and PwC. The coalition represents 85 industries, all 50 US States, and millions of employees globally. To learn more about the pledge, visit CEOAction.com.
About the Performance Contracting Group:
Performance Contracting Group (PCG) is one of the largest specialty contractors in the United States and has served customers for more than 50 years. It is an employee-owned company with 50+ branch locations and offers more than 25 specialty multi-craft services to the industrial, commercial and nonresidential markets. For more information, visit www.PerformanceContracting.com.
About CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™:
CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ is the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace. Bringing together more than 450 CEOs and presidents of America’s leading businesses, academic institutions and nonprofits representing 12 million employees, the commitment outlines actions that participating organizations pledge to take to cultivate a workplace where diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected, employees feel comfortable and encouraged to discuss diversity and inclusion, and where best known—and unsuccessful—actions can be shared across organizations. Learn more at CEOAction.com and connect with us on Facebook: CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion and Twitter: @CEOAction.
Director, Human Resources
Performance Contracting Group
11145 Thompson Avenue
Lenexa, KS 66219